Life and business activities remained paralysed as curfew in Gilgit-Baltistan entered ninth consecutive day on Wednesday.
Citizens are facing extreme shortage of food, fuel and medicine in the violence-hit area. During curfew relaxation hours, citizens were disappointed due to low stocks and fresh supplies were quite insufficient to meet the needs of the locals.
. . . → Read More: Curfew in Gilgit enter the 9th day, security forces hold 24 suspects
By Shashi Tharoor
India and Pakistan are enjoying one of the better periods in their turbulent relationship. Recent months have witnessed no terrorist incidents, no escalating rhetoric, and no diplomatic flashpoints. Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari just made a successful, if brief, personal visit to India (mainly to visit a famous shrine, . . . → Read More: A better period for India and Pakistan
By Huneeya Mazari
Is a woman simply labeled a whore or a saint, a mother or a prostitute in Pakistan? It seems that having more than one dimension to her description is just not acceptable – it is a sad country for an an independent woman. People complain about feudalism and a system that favours patriarchal dominance, . . . → Read More: Veena Malik’s sin, bigger than acid attacks
BABY SHOWED NO SIGNS OF LIFE, BUT 12 HOURS LATER WAS FINE
By Mark Russell
A premature baby pronounced stillborn was found alive and well 12 hours later—in her coffin in the hospital morgue, reports the BBC. Analia Bouter was six months pregnant when she gave birth in a northern Argentina hospital, but the baby . . . → Read More: Premature baby declared ‘stillborn’ found alive 12 hours later
By Elf Habib
Their distinct hues and emblems would also, albeit temporarily, impart the vitally needed shades of diversity like judges from the fairer gender and minorities, which this court has long lacked
The present Chief Justice of Pakistan has recently revealed an ingeniously novel and admirable plan to start a green bench in the apex . . . → Read More: Colored benches in the apex court
At least four armed men have been killed in an exchange of fire with personnel of the law enforcement agencies in Dera Bugti district on Wednesday.Official sources told APP that a convoy of the Frontier Corps Balochistan was passing through the Sangsila area of Dera Bugti district when a group of armed men attacked and . . . → Read More: 4 armed men killed in clash with FC in Dera Bugti
By Zoon Ahmad Khan
The various narratives intricately built around the problem we refer to as ‘Balochistan: Pakistan’s other war’ need to be understood in light of our colonial past and this region’s history and geography. Contextual analysis of the current scenario is of utmost importance. How the British treated various ethnicities, and helped build sharper . . . → Read More: Re-visiting Baloch identity